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Marketplace for September 30, 2011

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Marketplace for September 30, 2011

Looking at 'How To Make it in America'

Ian Edelman, creator of the HBO's "How To Make it in America," discusses the inspiration behind the show. And actor Victor Rasuk talks about what to expect in its second season.
Posted In: Entertainment

Bank of America to charge for debit card use

The fee is the latest move by big banks to recoup revenue lost due to laws and regulations that followed the financial crisis.
Posted In: Banks

Syria could be on brink of civil war

The Syrian protests are currently the longest-running in the Arab Spring. The New York Times' Anthony Shadid discusses whether the government is about to crack.

Post office estimates $10 billion loss

Congress, the White House and the Postmaster General have lots of ideas about how to cut costs. One of them is no more Saturday delivery.

Weekly Wrap: Spending up, and more on Europe

Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: Opinions on the new economic numbers, stalled hiring and the latest on Europe.
Posted In: Wall Street

The new standard for chocolate

The discovery of new cacao varietals in the Peruvian highlands could establish the first ever chocolate terriors.
Posted In: Food

Enough with being against Washington

Most Americans are not happy about what's going on in Washington. But commentator Rob Walker says playing the blame game isn't going to get us anywhere.
Posted In: Washington

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Fixed Income
DJ Shadow
One Chance
Apollo Brown
I Need A Dollar
Aloe Blacc